Legal Aid in Michigan (LAM) is a statewide program that provides free legal assistance to low-income residents. If you are struggling financially and need legal help, LAM may be able to provide you with the assistance you need.
If you are in need of legal assistance but cannot afford to hire a private attorney, LAM is a statewide program that provides free legal assistance to low-income residents who have civil legal problems. To be eligible for assistance, you must meet LAM’s income guidelines, which are based on the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
LAM can provide assistance with a wide variety of civil legal problems, including:
-Family law matters (divorce, custody, child support, and domestic violence)
-Housing law issues (eviction, foreclosure, and landlord/tenant disputes)
-Consumer law problems (debt collection, credit reporting, and identity theft)
-Public benefits issues (SSI, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, and food assistance)
-Employment law matters (unemployment compensation and wage disputes)
We hope this information has been useful to you.